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Qun Ma
Number of games in database: 211
Years covered: 2008 to 2022
Last FIDE rating: 2630 (2570 rapid, 2602 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2645

Overall record: +69 -26 =115 (60.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (39) 
    B51 B90 B52 B81 B30
 Queen's Gambit Declined (8) 
    D38 D31 D36 D35 D37
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C67 C92 C76 C91 C65
 French Defense (7) 
    C09 C01 C07 C05 C03
 Sicilian Najdorf (6) 
    B90 B92 B93
 Petrov (5) 
With the Black pieces:
 Slav (35) 
    D10 D17 D12 D11 D18
 Sicilian (21) 
    B50 B30 B96 B36 B84
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C67 C65
 Sicilian Scheveningen (6) 
    B81 B84 B85 B80
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    D02 A46 E10 D00
 Queen's Gambit Declined (4) 
    D35 D30 D37
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Qun Ma vs Liu Qingnan, 2017 1-0
   Qun Ma vs S K Mousavi, 2014 1-0
   Ponomariov vs Qun Ma, 2014 1/2-1/2
   M Atabayev vs Qun Ma, 2013 0-1
   C Strugnell vs Qun Ma, 2013 0-1
   Zhao Jun vs Qun Ma, 2012 0-1
   Yifan Hou vs Qun Ma, 2014 0-1
   Zhou Jianchao vs Qun Ma, 2014 1/2-1/2
   Wei Chao Chu vs Qun Ma, 2016 0-1
   Qun Ma vs V Rasulov, 2008 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Universiade (2013)
   Team Asian Games Q2 (2022)
   Hastings 2013/14 (2013)
   Chinese Championship (2014)
   New Zealand Open (2016)
   Chinese Championship (2013)
   Asian Nations Cup (2014)
   Chinese Chess League (2017)
   Chinese Chess League (2016)
   Asian Continental Chess Championship (2012)

   🏆 Team Asian Games Q2
   Qun Ma vs Wei Yi (Apr-24-22) 1/2-1/2
   Bu Xiangzhi vs Qun Ma (Apr-23-22) 1/2-1/2
   Qun Ma vs X Xu (Apr-22-22) 1-0
   Z Zhang vs Qun Ma (Apr-21-22) 0-1
   Qun Ma vs Ding Liren (Apr-20-22) 1/2-1/2

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FIDE player card for Qun Ma

(born 1991) China
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Grandmaster (2012).

Qun Ma (马群) won his first GM norm when he scored 6.5 in the first 9 rounds of the 2nd Chairman Prospero A. Pichay at Subic in June 2011, going on to score 7/10 and equal 4th at that event. His 2nd GM norm came at 10th Asian Individual Championships (2011), when his 5.5/9 was sufficient to win a 20 game GM norm and the title of grandmaster.

He tied for 1st at the Universiade (2013) and his incredible 7/7 performance at the Asian Nations Cup (2014) helped secure China 1st place.

Last updated: 2017-01-19 05:15:40

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 217  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Qun Ma vs Le Quang Liem  1-0332008Open 18-wyccB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
2. P Karthikeyan vs Qun Ma  ½-½432008Open 18-wyccD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
3. A Klimov vs Qun Ma  ½-½452008Open 18-wyccD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. Qun Ma vs L Paichadze  ½-½312008Open 18-wyccB12 Caro-Kann Defense
5. Toufighi vs Qun Ma  1-0482008Open 18-wyccB40 Sicilian
6. Qun Ma vs Muzenda Solo 1-0312008Open 18-wyccB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
7. Qun Ma vs A Delorme 1-0282008Open 18-wyccC01 French, Exchange
8. D Ludwig vs Qun Ma  ½-½382008Open 18-wyccB50 Sicilian
9. Qun Ma vs V Rasulov 1-0322008Open 18-wyccB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
10. J Tomczak vs Qun Ma  ½-½932008Open 18-wyccB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. Qun Ma vs M Matlakov  ½-½302008Open 18-wyccB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
12. Y Yu vs Qun Ma  1-0612009XingQiu OpenB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
13. Wei Yi vs Qun Ma  ½-½392009XingQiu OpenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
14. Qun Ma vs N Dzagnidze  ½-½792009XingQiu OpenB44 Sicilian
15. Qun Ma vs W Zhou  ½-½222009XingQiu OpenC01 French, Exchange
16. R Wang vs Qun Ma  ½-½262009XingQiu OpenD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. X Zhang vs Qun Ma  1-0332009XingQiu OpenB54 Sicilian
18. C Zeng vs Qun Ma  ½-½522010TCh-CHND45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. Motylev vs Qun Ma  1-0432010TCh-CHNB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
20. Qun Ma vs Wang Chen  1-0252011Chinese LeagueB42 Sicilian, Kan
21. Yu Ruiyuan vs Qun Ma  1-0232011Chinese LeagueB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
22. Qun Ma vs Le Quang Liem  0-1332011Chinese LeagueB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
23. Qun Ma vs J Zhou  ½-½302011Chinese LeagueB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
24. R Gao vs Qun Ma  ½-½532011Chinese LeagueB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
25. Qun Ma vs Xu Jun  ½-½382011Chinese LeagueB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 217  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-06-11  wordfunph: rock-solid games by untitled Ma Qun (2427), so far 2/3 against GMs in Pichay Cup..

soon to be a GM?

Oct-02-11  wordfunph: untitled Ma Qun (2455) caught another big fish --- GM Ding Liren (2660) in the 2nd round of Qin Huangdao Open..

Oct-02-11  plimko: Here is a pic of this 'dangerous' guy:

Oct-02-11  wordfunph: <plimko> thanks!

indeed dangerous-looking GM-killer Ma Qun :)

Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: I wouldn't mess with Ma Qun, or even Pa Qun, for that matter.
Oct-03-11  wordfunph: Ma Qun with black halved the point with GM Zhou Jianchao (2628)..

next stop: GM Nguyen Ngoc Truongson (2644)

go Ma!

May-01-12  plimko: Fabulous Ma Qun!

[Event "Chinese Chess League 2012"]
[Site "Beijing"]
[Date "2012.05.01"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Motylev, Alexander"]
[Black "Ma, Qun"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C34"]
[WhiteElo "2683"]
[BlackElo "2481"]
[PlyCount "62"]
[EventDate "2012.??.??"]
[EventCountry "CHN"]
[TimeControl "5400+30"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 exf4 4. Nf3 g5 5. h4 g4 6. Ng1 d6 7. d4 Bh6 8. Nge2 f3 9. Nf4 Nf6 10. Qd3 $146 (10. gxf3) 10... Bd7 11. a3 Rg8 12. Ne6 fxe6 13. Bxh6 e5 14. d5 Nd4 15. O-O-O Nh5 16. Bg5 Rxg5 17. hxg5 Qxg5+ 18. Qd2 Qg6 19. gxf3 g3 20. Bg2 Nf4 21. Kb1 O-O-O 22. Rh4 Rf8 23. Rdh1 h5 24. b3 b6 25. Kb2 Nxg2 26. Qxg2 Rxf3 27. Nd1 Bg4 28. Re1 Qg5 29. Rhh1 h4 30. Ref1 Kb7 31. Rhg1 h3 0-1

May-14-12  wordfunph: a resounding GM norm for untitled 20-year-old Ma Qun in ACC!

Qun, qunrats!

Nov-17-12  BIDMONFA: Qun Ma

MA, Qun

Apr-16-13  Wild Bill: In checking elsewhere on the web, I see that his family name is Ma.

Pleas file him under M.

Jun-12-13  alexapple: Yes, his family name is Ma, the given name is Qun. All the Chinese will call him Ma Qun, not Qun Ma.
May-29-14  notyetagm: Qun Ma

Ma is <7/7(!)> at the <2014 ASIAN NATIONS CUP>

Asian Nations Cup (2014)/Qun Ma

May-29-14  ketchuplover: WHOA!
Jul-07-14  Eastfrisian: According to the FIDE-Card he received the GM-title in 2013.
Nov-05-14  DiscoJew: He will be a 2800+ player one day, mark my words.
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  HeMateMe: How's yer Ma?
Nov-05-14  TheFocus: Ma? Ma? Where's yer Pa?

Off to the White House. Ha! Ha! Ha!

Nov-05-14  Jim Bartle: Ma is not a Yo Yo.
Nov-06-14  john barleycorn: Qun Ma? Son of Jack Ma?
Jan-19-17  diagonal: Winner of the <2016 International Open of Sants, Hostafrancs and La Bordeta in Barcelona>, after play-offs: (in spanish language) (in spanish language)

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